Program Manager - Journeyman

Aberdeen, Maryland
Nov 21, 2020
Dec 26, 2020
Full Time


Company Job Title: Program Manager - Journeyman

Clearance: Secret Clearance

Location: Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

  • The Program Manager- Journeyman applies an understanding of DoD and AF program/project analysis to plan, organize, complete, and present assessments of program/project activity management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Apply an understanding of DoD and AF program/project analysis to plan, organize, complete and present assessments of program/project activity management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures to senior leadership.
  • Evaluate implications of existing or proposed projects, programs, processes, and policies/laws and recommend improvements to the government point-of-contact (POC).
  • Assist the PM and acquisition team in planning and organizing program management activities, or analyses efforts of a group of specialists, or advising on and performing work related to program management.
  • Plan, organize, complete, and present assessments of program management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures.
  • Assist in performing a wide range of activities including gathering a variety of program information, conducting analyses, acquisition strategy planning, pre-award and post-award document preparation, milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation, staff coordination, and decision documentation preparation.
  • Provide support to establish and maintain databases and assist in the development and analysis of key program metrics.
  • Assist in developing and integrating risk management plans and strategies and support program briefings.
  • Assist in determining program progress and effectively communicate recommendations orally and in writing to higher organizational management.
  • Develop, report, and maintain schedules and metrics that are needed to track program status.
  • Interface and coordinate with lateral USG organizations, i.e. headquarters, major commands, aircraft wings/squadrons, test agencies, and USAF Centers or other external agencies as required in order to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Assist with the resolution of programmatic issues including, but not be limited to, interfacing/querying Air Staff, Air Force Major Command, and Department of Defense personnel.
  • Document the status, decisions, and open actions to be resolved, due to inquiries, and deliver executive-quality products to the PEO/Deputy.
  • Assist with the proper coding and filing of Directorate records within the Air Force guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • BA/BS Degree and 3 years of experience in a respective technical or professional discipline OR
  • 7 years of directly related experience
  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the Air Force Records Information Management System (AFRIMS) and proficient with the Electronic Records Management (ERM) system per AFI 33-364 and AFMAN 33-363.
  • Have a working knowledge of and effectively apply Earned Value Management (EVM) principles in order to evaluate and report program health and status.
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective in a team setting.
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals.
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including excellent Word and Excel skills.
  • Ability to work in a home office setting.
  • Ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Aberdeen

Organization: NJVC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Duane Butler
Req ID: 2000003352

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